Chargers get extension on blackout

Press Release

Due to the short week, the National Football League late Monday granted the Chargers a 24-hour extension in an effort to sell enough tickets and lift the local television blackout of Thursday night’s Chargers-Seahawks game at Qualcomm Stadium. The game kicks off at 5 p.m.

The team now has until 5 p.m. PDT on Tuesday to sell 3,700 general tickets. Several hundred club seats also are available.

Tickets may be purchased at

, calling


or visiting the Chargers Ticket Office at Gate C at Qualcomm Stadium. The Chargers’ ticket office is open weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The game is being televised nationally by ESPN. If the blackout is lifted, the game will be seen in San Diego on both ESPN and KFMB-TV, Channel 8.

— Source: San Diego Chargers